Agricultural Health Organizations AgrAbility Program
to assist people with disabilities employed in agriculture. The project links
the Cooperative Extension Service at a land-grant university with a private
nonprofit disability service organizations to provide practical education and
assistance that promotes independence in agricultural production and rural
Center for Rural Emergency Medicine
dedicated to improving the delivery of emergency medical and trauma care in
rural areas. The broad spectrum of outreach, education, and research
programs focuses primarily on public health and acute care.
Migrant Clinicians Network
national clinical network of health care providers who serve migrant farm
workers and other underserved mobile populations. Established in 1984 by a
group of frontline clinicians who felt the need for a national network to
support providers, raise awareness of farm worker issues, and link clinical
migrant resources around the country.
South Carolina Agromedicine
Established in 1984 as a partnership between MUSC and
Clemson University. An innovative approach that links medicine and agriculture
to improve the health and safety of agricultural workers and of the public as
the consumers of agricultural products. The AP has three program areas: public service,
education, and research.
Creating a Healthier Home
This interactive webpage provides information and resource materials to assist persons with asthma and allergies better self-manage their symptoms. Appropriate education and resource materials about how to manage the indoor environment are included.
Energy Star Homes
businesses and consumers energy efficient solutions -- helping to save money
while protecting the environment for future generations.
Extension Disaster Education
you're in Extension doing disaster education, then EDEN is built for
you! The Extension
Disaster Education Network (EDEN) links members from across the U.S.
and various disciplines -- so they can use and share resources to reduce the
impact of disasters.
Farm *A*Syst and Home*A*Syst
Farm*A*Syst is a
partnership between government agencies and private business that enables you
to prevent pollution on farms, ranches, and in homes using confidential
environmental assessments. In every home--large or small, new or old, city or
country--there are potential risks to your family's health and the environment.
Home*A*Syst helps you identify these
risks and take action.
Is a collaboration of the United States Department of
Agriculture (USDA) and Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The
goal is to educate families about how to reduce housing-based health risks. Use
this web page to link to your state's healthy home program, find information on
healthy home topics, and identify some resources you can use to protect family
Healthy Indoor Air for America's Homes
basic but comprehensive information to consumers on how to get a handle on
indoor air quality (IAQ) in their homes. The goal of the Program is to educate
consumers about sources, health risks, and control measures related to common
residential indoor air problems and to help consumers reduce their health risks
from these problems.
high quality research addressing human health and safety associated with
agricultural work and rural life.
Research Agenda (NORA)
April 1996, The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
and its partners unveiled the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA), a
framework to guide occupational safety and health research into the next
decade. NORA is a tool not only for NIOSH but for the entire occupational
safety and health community
National Rural Health Association
national membership organization whose mission is to improve the health and
healthcare of rural Americans and to provide leadership on rural issues through
advocacy, communication, education, and research.
Center for Occupational Health & Safety
in 1977, the Northwest Center for Occupational Health & Safety (NW Center)
is one of 16 Education and Research Centers (ERCs) funded by the National
Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH).
Occupational Safety & Health
mission is to ensure safe and healthful workplaces in America. Since the agency
was created in 1971, workplace fatalities have been cut in half and
occupational injury and illness rates have declined 40 percent.
RAC - Rural Assistance Center
The Rural Assistance Center (RAC) was established in 2002 as a rural health and human services
"information portal" to help rural communities and other rural stakeholders access the full
range of available programs, funding, and research that can enable them to provide quality
health and human services to rural residents. This site offers free web-based resources and
Center Health Service
RICH collects and disseminates information on rural health related issues. Is a
joint project of the Office of Rural Health Policy, Department of Health and
Human Services, and the National Agricultural Library, U S Department of
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
1862, when President Abraham Lincoln founded the U.S. Department of
Agriculture, he called it the "people's Department." In Lincoln's
day, 90 percent of the people were farmers who were in need of good seed and information
to grow their crops. Today, USDA continues Lincoln's legacy by serving all
Americans, the two percent who farm as well as everyone who eats, wears
clothes, lives in a house, or visits a rural area or a national forest.
Injury Prevention Web
Web hosts the web sites of several agencies and organizations working to
prevent injuries. This site contains injury data for every U.S. state, more
than 1100 links to government and non-profit injury prevention sites worldwide,
suggestions of books for your library, the gateway for information about
scheduled NIITS teleconference sessions, and listings of jobs in the injury
research and prevention field.
Institute for Farm Safety (NIFS)
leading organization dedicated to reducing accidents in agriculture. NIFS is a
non-profit, voluntary organization consisting of safety and health
professionals and interested organizations. NIFS was formed in 1962 to provide
a structure for the professional development of agricultural safety and health
professionals. Its focus is to reduce the agricultural death, injury and
National Institute of Occupational
Safety and Health (NIOSH) Agricultural Health and Safety Centers National Institute for
Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH)
only Federal agency that conducts research, trains professionals, and develops
innovative solutions to occupational safety and health problems. As part of the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), NIOSH operates programs in
every State to improve the safety and health of workers. The Institute responds
directly to requests for assistance from businesses, workers, and State
agencies. NIOSH also supports a wide variety of research, training, and outreach
Center for Agricultural Health, Iowa City, Iowa
at the University of Iowa's Institute for Rural and Environmental Health, the
Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health is a comprehensive facility to
study and respond to the health and safety issues associated with the practice
Center for Agricultural and Occupational Health, Cooperstown, New York
by the New York State Legislature in 1988. Recognizing the unacceptably high
rates of occupational injury and illness in New York's largest industry, the
legislature has charged NYCAMH to provide: research into the causes and prevention of agricultural injury
and illness; education and prevention activities within the farm community;
education of professionals serving the farm community; and clinical help for
farm-related health problems.
Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center, Seattle, Washington
at the University of Washington's Department of Environmental Health, serves
Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington, and encompasses natural resource
production activities in the areas of farming, forestry and fishing. The
Pacific Northwest Center maintains a strong emphasis on worker injury and
illness prevention, health promotion, and on integration of health and safety
activities across the region.
National Agricultural and Health Database National
Agricultural Statistics Service Kids Page
This site contain
math and farm fun. NASS does not endorse any company, product, service,
hypertext links, or the accuracy of the information found on these pages.
Youth Safety and Health Children's Environmental Health
Is a national
multi-disciplinary project whose mission is to protect the fetus and the child
from environmental health hazards and promote a healthy environment.
Farm Safety 4 Just Kids
mission of Farm Safety 4 Just Kids is to
promote a safe farm environment to
prevent health hazards, injuries, and fatalities to children and youth.